Transnational Prostitution: Changing Patterns in a Global Context
Susanne Thorbek, Bandana Pattanaik
Bloomsbury Academic, 2002 - Social Science - 237 pages
Patterns of prostitution, like so much else in our increasingly inter-connected world, are changing radically, as the investigations in this volume dramatically show. The question of migrant prostitutes in the West may be much debated, but it is little researched. This collection makes a radical break with the current media focus on human trafficking and the old habit of simply blaming the victim. What emerges is a nuanced and empirically grounded portrait of the complexities of prostitution across national boundaries today.
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Some live in a recreated Thai group with Thai food , videos , friends and
gambling ( Mix , Lisborg ) ; others become part of the local community , where
one exists . The most obvious dividing line between prostitutes separates those
who are ...
... creates more demand for information about Thailand ' s prostitution , and
encourages the media and travel literature to play it up that much more ( Combe
1990 ) . IMPACT OF THE IMAGE Although the problem of prostitution really does
So if prostitution is not disrupting ordinary life in a residential area , the brothel ,
shop window or sex club will be allowed to exist openly . v The practice of
tolerance is official policy , it is not just an individual policeman or civil servant
turning a ...
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